Here’s why eating garlic and onions can prevent hypertension and diabetes

Alliums are disease-fighting vegetables widely used as everyday food and traditional medicines. This incredible family of edible medicinal plants is composed of garlic, white and purple onions, leeks, chives, scallions and shallots. According to studies, alliums contain unique compounds called organosulfur compounds and natural antioxidants called polyphenols that are responsible for their disease-fighting activities. In a recent study, … Continue reading Here’s why eating garlic and onions can prevent hypertension and diabetes

Consuming alliums like onions and garlic found to lower colorectal cancer risk by 79 percent

Garlic and onions are a cook’s best friend. Besides the fact that they complement most dishes, these ingredients are staples in different cuisines because of their intense and unique tastes. But there’s another compelling reason to start eating more of these foods. In a recent study published in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Chinese researchers found that eating high amounts … Continue reading Consuming alliums like onions and garlic found to lower colorectal cancer risk by 79 percent

ONIONS are just as effective as chemotherapy at beating cancer

The foods that you eat have a huge impact on your health. While some can serve as natural remedies, others can be the cause of a disease. For instance, processed foods, which are laden with added sugar, unhealthy fats and simple carbs, are linked to many chronic diseases, including colon cancer. On the other hand, … Continue reading ONIONS are just as effective as chemotherapy at beating cancer

Red wine and onions? This unusual combination offers potent cardioprotective benefits

By now, we know that both red wine and onions are good for the heart. However, a new Taiwanese study expanded on that by saying that a red wine onion extract is even better at preventing the onset of cardiovascular disease. Red wine has long been studied for its antioxidant content. The grape-based beverage improves biomarkers that are … Continue reading Red wine and onions? This unusual combination offers potent cardioprotective benefits

Time for a second serving: Garlic and onions reduce the effects of a high-fat diet

For thousands of years, cultures around the world have recognized and utilized the amazing healing benefits of garlic and onions. As far back as 1500 B.C., the Egyptians prescribed garlic to treat a multitude of ailments, including everything from abnormal growths and parasitic infections, to a general feeling of being mentally or physically unwell. The … Continue reading Time for a second serving: Garlic and onions reduce the effects of a high-fat diet

9 vegetables that are the easiest to grow in containers

You don’t need to have a backyard to grow your own food. If you’re limited to a cramped balcony, a small patio or even just a sunny windowsill, you can still grow vegetables. The key is to use containers, such as pots, planter boxes and barrels. You can even recycle old baskets and reusable bags … Continue reading 9 vegetables that are the easiest to grow in containers

Survival cooking: How to make and preserve bone broth

Bone broth is water simmered with animal bones, meat and vegetables. It’s an excellent survival food because it’s nutritious, easy to make and inexpensive. Just add bits of meat and vegetables in hot water, throw in some animal bones from your last meal, simmer and you have yourself a nice, flavorful soup to warm your belly. Plus, … Continue reading Survival cooking: How to make and preserve bone broth

Some COVID-19 patients still can’t smell after a year, while others experience distorted smells

Some COVID-19 patients who have recovered from the virus are still experiencing a loss of smell a year later, according to a new study. Anosmia, the scientific term for a total or partial loss of smell, is considered one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19 – so much so that it is the symptom … Continue reading Some COVID-19 patients still can’t smell after a year, while others experience distorted smells

23 Foods you should never store in the fridge

Refrigerators have been making foods last longer since the 1830s. But not everything stays fresh in the fridge. In fact, some foods taste better and last longer when stored at room temperature. Plus, it helps to know that there are many foods that don’t need to be refrigerated to last for a long time in case disaster strikes or SHTF. Listed … Continue reading 23 Foods you should never store in the fridge